Civic Association versus HOA. The Ponderosa Hills Civic Association is a voluntary association which provides information on issues of concern to the community and provides social and community service activities to enhance the lifestyle of our neighborhood.Voluntary annual membership is currently $30 per property.
Annual services and events are:
- Monthly e-blasts of items of community interest
- Quarterly newsletters of the status of ongoing committee work and items of interest.
- A community website for contacts and information on issues relevant to our community.
- Annual pancake breakfast for members
- Annual dumpster and donation day for members
- Annual Holiday Mailbox Decorating Contest
- Monitoring Government changes to regulations affecting our community
- Monitoring changes to water use and land use issues
- Tips for wildlife management, beetle prevention, noxious weed control, fire prevention, etc.
See links to Bylaws and Covenants on the Civic Association tab
Fire and Police contacts for Ponderosa Hills. Ponderosa Hills is covered by the South Metro Fire District. 17801 Plaza Dr, Parker (720) 989-2000 http://www.southmetro.org/
Ponderosa Hills is covered by the Douglas County Sheriff’s department not the Parker Police. http://www.dcsheriff.net/
For emergencies call 911. Other services include: Animal Control http://www.dcsheriff.net/animal/ 303-660-7529
House Watch Program https://apps.douglas.co.us/apps/housewatchpublic/welcome.do
Justice Center location: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, Co 80109 303-660-7505
Hunting in Ponderosa Hills
The PHCA has been informed that hunting (gun or arrow) is allowed on private rural property. However, the bullet or arrow must not leave the property. If the injured animal wanders onto adjacent property, permission must be granted to go onto that property. The Board at PHCA strongly requests that hunters notify adjacent property owners in advance and be extremely mindful of the safety of children, domestic pets and residents of our community.
Many of the property owners in Ponderosa Hills participated in two rounds of adjudicating (negotiating legal rights) to the water in aquifers under their property. For a list of properties with adjudicated rights go to the Water Adjudication link on the Water Issues banner tab.
Water rights were adjudicated with a view to eventually use the rights to either develop a community well or to use them to negotiate water rights from a municipality. Properties that did not
adjudicate would pay a premium to participate in a community water project. Water rights for a property that has not been already adjudicated may still be adjudicated but must be done on an individual basis and at a current cost of several thousand dollars.
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